Lesson Plan Resources
 
UtahLINK Subject Areas http://www.uen.org/cgi-bin/websql/utahlink/subject.hts
An INCREDIBLE resource of lessons in all areas.
Academy Curriculum Exchange http://ofcn.org/cyber.serv/academy/ace/
500 lesson plans archived by subject areas.
Alphabet Superhighway http://www.ash.udel.edu/ash/index.html
OUTSTANDING RESOURCE - Lessons written as research investigations! This language and writing site targets upper elementary school and middle school students. Contains lesson plans and a literary magazine for students. The Alphabet Superhighway is under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Education's READ*WRITE*NOW! Initiative.
AskERIC http://ericir.syr.edu/
 
Virtual Library http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/ Lesson Plans http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons/
Blue Web'n Learning Sites Library http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/
A searchable library of Blue-Ribbon Web sites categorized by grade level, content area, and type. A tremendous collection of sites. You can register for the list serv and receive weekly updates of new sites.
 
Center for Critical Thinking http://www.sonoma.edu/cthink/
At this site, educators interested in encouraging students to become better critical thinkers will find explanations of critical thinking, tactics that encourage active learning, examples of lesson plans, information about Socratic questioning, and more. One intriguing online article: "Content Is Thinking; Thinking Is Content." Join the e-mail discussion group to talk to K-12 teachers working to infuse critical thinking into their instruction.
CLN's (Community Learning Network) Internet Projects http://www.cln.org/int_projects.html
The CLN (Community Learning Network) has a collection of links to the creative project ideas (from all over the world) that make use of the Internet. This group of projects includes opportunities for students to join up with NASA and participate in authentic scientific and engineering pursuits, to link with their peers in distant locations to discuss literature, the environment, society and other topics, to write essays for a remote audience, build web pages, etc.
CLN's (Community Learning Network) Lesson Plans http://www.cln.org/subjects/general_inst.html
Community Learning Networks listing of sites with lesson plan collections.
 
Collaborative Lesson Archive http://faldo.atmos.uiuc.edu/CLA/
Preschool through high school, contributed by teachers. Subjects vary widely, so you will need to hunt around this site by grade level. Sponsored by the University of Illinois.
 
Connecting Students Lesson Plans http://www.connectingstudents.com/
Connecting Students Internet Ready Activities and Lesson Plans - Organized by several categories: Lesson Plans , Web Lessons, Resources, Interactive Activities, Museums, Themes & Units, Literacy Lessons, Calendar (holiday), Discipline, & Topic.
Doucette Index: K-12 Lesson Ideas for Literature http://www.educ.ucalgary.ca/litindex/
K-12 Literature Based Teaching Ideas: An Index to Books and Websites WOW!! Excellent resource!
 
Ed's Oasis: K-12 Teacher Resources http://www.EDsOasis.org/
Excellent resource with lesson plans
 
Ed's Treasure Zone - Cross-Curricular Sites   http://www.EDsOasis.org/Treasure/treasCx.html
 
Education World - Lesson Planning http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/
More lesson plans
 
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence http://www.ed.gov/free/
Web site for teaching and learning resources offers quick access to hundreds of free teaching and learning resources across the federal government . Rich site that makes hundreds of educational resources from federally sponsored programs available to the public, free of charge.
 
Fife Schools Teacher Resource Center http://www.fifeschools.com/fifeschools/techr_resource.html
Features: Ed. Net Briefs, Education Site of the Week, Lesson Stop, Library of Congress, Internet Library, Math Resources, Science Resources, Language Arts Resources, Search the Internet, Literacy Information, Previous Sites of the Week, Grant Information, Algebra/Worksheet Maker.
Free Online Unit Studies http://www.alaska.net/~cccandc/free.htm
Over 230 teaching units in a wide variety of subjects and organized alphabetically by name of the unit. We constantly scour the web for unit studies to enrich your educational endeavors. 
 
Reber's K-6 Resources http://www.geocities.com/Athens/8854/index.html
K-12 Lesson Plans http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/places/lessons.html
Los Angeles County Office of Education Teams Distance Learning - a HUGE resource for lesson plans
Kathy Schrock's - Lesson Plans and Thinking Skills http://discoveryschool.com/schrockguide/edles.html
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a classified list of sites on the Internet found to be useful for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional growth. It is updated daily to keep up with the tremendous number of new WWW sites. An OUTSTANDING resource for educators.
 
Learning Space http://www.learningspace.org/
Learning Space Instruction http://www.learningspace.org/instruct/instruct.html
A dynamic, constantly changing site developed for teachers by teachers in Washington State. If you only get to know one site, make it this one! Lesson plans, research lessons with internet connections, tutorials, links educator sites, etc.
Learning Space Research Lessons Library http://www.learningspace.org/instruct/lplan/
Teaching a new unit? Need a lesson that uses the WWW? Then this is the spot. The following lessons were designed and taught by teachers who are integrating the WWW into their classrooms.
 
LESSON PLANS CREATED BY TEACHERS http://www.microsoft.com/education/k12/lesson_search.asp
Find teacher-created lesson plans targeted to your grade level and subject area using Microsoft software such as Word, Excel, Publisher and Internet Explorer. School subjects including language arts, science, mathematics, social studies and more. Developed in cooperation with the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), this searchable database is part of Microsoft's ongoing efforts to provide resources for educators to integrate technology into curricula. Educators submitted more than 100 lessons for the database during the recent Microsoft/ASCD Lesson Plan Contest. Read about the winners at http://www.microsoft.com/education/k12/winners.htm
 
Lesson Plans Page http://www.lessonplanspage.com
A source of over 300 lesson plans for math, science, social studies, art, language arts, music, PE, etc. 
Lesson Plans - Internet Units http://www.kamalii.k12.hi.us/Lesson_Plans.html
 
Lesson Plans - NWREL http://www.nwrel.org/sky/Library/Materials_search/Lesson_Plans/Lesson_Plans.html
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory's Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans http://www.eduniverse.com/schools/intel/lesson.html
 
Lesson Plans http://www.teleport.com/~dleahy/Truth/lesson2.htm
 
Lesson Plans - Apple Annie http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Oracle/3211/lessons.html
 
Lesson Plans Library http://henson.austin.apple.com/edres/lessonmenu.shtml
 
Lesson Plans Page http://www.coe.missouri.edu/~kyle/edu.html
 
Library in the Sky http://www.nwrel.org/sky/
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory site containing over 7,000 links to some of the best educational resources on the Internet, The Library in the Sky guides teachers, students, parents, librarians, and members of the community on their journeys through cyberspace.
 
Matrix of Example WebQuests http://edweb.sdsu.edu/webquest/matrix.html
WebQuests have been developed by student teachers, experienced teachers, library/media specialists and others. The matrix below shows some examples. Some are more complete than others; many were developed as part of a course or workshop and are not fully fleshed out or tested. Those that implement the potential of the WebQuest format to the greatest extent are shown in bold.
 
MidLink Magazine - Teacher Resource Section http://www2.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/project/midlinknc/vy/resource.html
Provides springboards and starting points for teachers in each discipline. The idea is to help teachers find articles that relate to their subject area. We have also provided rubrics and assessment ideas to help teachers document success and keep students accountable.
 
MindsEye Home http://www.win4edu.com/minds-eye/center.html
MindsEye curriculum projects are WinStar For Education's solution for integrating internet technology into the current core classroom curriculum. Each project has been mapped to the New York State Standards for Learning and has proven to meet many areas in a way that is fun and exciting for the kids. Outstanding FREE projects to join.
 Nashville Public Schools Webquests http://www.nashville schools.davidson.k12.tn.us/curriculum/webquests.htm
Nashville Schools Curriculum Resources http://www.nashville-schools.davidson.k12.tn.us/curriculum/curriculum.html
OUTSTANDING RESOURCES!!!
New Resources/Links on CLN (Community Learning Network) http://www.cln.org/
Outstanding resource. CLN is designed to help K-12 teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. We have over 225 menu pages with more than 4,200 annotated links to educational WWW sites, as well as over 100 WWW resources of our own -- all organized within an intuitive structure.
 
Special Units & Themes - North Canton Schools http://viking.stark.k12.oh.us/~greentown/grtheme.htm
Greentown Elementary School's Web site in Canton, Ohio, USA, elementary school teachers can find Internet links to help them plan units on the human body, oceans, dinosaurs, communities, whales, and more.
 
Reber's K-6 Resources http://www.geocities.com/Athens/8854/index.html
 
SAMI - Lesson Plans & Projects http://www.learner.org/sami/sami.html
Science And Math Initiatives and Teacher Help Service Excellent listing of lesson plan resources.
 
Schoolhouse Lesson Plans http://encarta.msn.com/schoolhouse/
Hosted by Encarta - This site has so many lesson plans you will think that you have won the "Lesson Plan Lottery"!! All the lessons have been submitted by teacher. Topics include Arts, Foreign Language, Health, Information Technology, Language Arts, Math, Philosophy, Physical Education, Religion, Science, Social Studies, Vocational Education and Special Collections. Grades K-12
 
Social Studies Lesson Plans and Resources http://www.csun.edu:80/~hcedu013/index.html
 
Some Resources for Teachers (and Other Folks) http://www.tamu-commerce.edu/coe/shed/espinoza/TeacherResources.html
 
Teacher Preparation Sites http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/proresources.html
 
Teacher's Helper3 http://www.widomaker.com/~flowers/
 
Teachers Helping Teachers http://www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/
 
Teachers@Work http://teachers.work.co.nz/
 
Teaching With Technology Sites http://www.kamalii.k12.hi.us/Teaching_With_Technology_S.html
 
Teachnet.Com http://www.teachnet.com/
 
Teachnet.Com: Lesson Ideas http://www.teachnet.com/lesson/index.html
UCSD_InternNet_Lessons gopher://ec.sdcs.k12.ca.us:70/11/lessons/UCSD_InternNet_Lessons
Using Pictures http://www.ncrtec.org/tools/camp/lessons.htm
 
Websites matched to Learning Standards-Minnesota http://tchlrn.ties.k12.mn.us/informnsws/searchigsef.html
 

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